From the Drakensberg to the Jungfrau slopes:- A story of a beginner world traveller!

From a WhatsApp message in December to boarding the aircraft in March … from the Drakensberg to the Alps! My first tour overseas was really an eye-opener; something that showed me how small my world really is. And how I only thought that I was informed. It was an experience of learning how much there […]
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Finding Expat Schools In New Zealand

Many expat families opt to place their children in one of New Zealand’s excellent public or private schools. There are more than 20 schools in New Zealand, most in the Auckland area, that offer an International Baccalaureate (IB) programme. Some are private and some are state-sponsored. More than a dozen schools offer the Primary Years […]
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South African carp fishers represented New Zealand at world championships

Marius Koekemoer and Gareth Edwards, two South African carp fishers from Auckland, are currently in France, where they participated in the World Carp Classic Tournament. Although the tournament is 19 years old and 95 teams from across the world normally enter, it was the first time that a team represented New Zealand there. The two […]
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I think I may be the worst SAFFA in the free world…

Actually, I’m not quite sure which expat South African I am.  I know I am not the bloke at the BBQ bashing bad ‘ol Zuma and recounting my home invasion with dramatic interludes and role play amongst intermittent gasps from first world friends who just came for the rugby game. I am most definitely not […]
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100,000 Whites flee anti-white South Africa as over ten times more Africans arrive from Africa, DESPITE “xenophobia”

An estimated total of 95,158 whites have left South Africa since 2011, according to a new Statistics SA report released on Thursday. According to the 2015 mid-year population estimates, in the same period 1,067,937 Africans and 40,929 Asians migrated to South Africa. The figures took into account total departures and total arrivals over the period. […]
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